Like the incredible and smooth vocals sound? Me too! The fascinating about RDUBs jinglepackage in 2 sentences:
1) The music style the jingles are produced – 80s / 90s Soul or R’n’B
2) The singers are real stars of this decades (Mint Condition / H-Town)
How did Dub got in contact with this guys? What did he tell them, that they sung his jingles for free? Learn from one of the do-it-yourself-snydication specialists how he got the guys going and how easy it was having a great network of people already set up.
RDUB:”I just called on my artist contacts; artists I’ve supported in the past, artists I’ve brought in for shows, etc. I told them I just needed one line from them…sent the instrumental, lyrics and a sample jingle (already sung). I made sure to tell them to send the vocals naked (without music and un-processed). Then send the files to Benztown and let the boys make some magic. The result was one-of-a-kind, amazing sounding jingles…jingles that make my competition green with envy.”
Sounds pretty easy and RDUB is not the guy , who’s gonna tell you: I live in Brasil and Texas, do a nation wide syndication show, but I started everything on my own, paying for all of the expenses out of my own pocket and am successful now a days, because of a) b) c). But if you read between the lines you’ll find the secret – networking, supporting other guys and dedication. If you are interested of getting deeper into networking please also read Harry’s post on making it in 3 major markets!
If you still ask yourself, how do stories like that infect my personal live? Here is the answers :
Have YOU ever tried to cut a deal with a singer or a VO guy, seems not affordable to get the jingles or imaging elements you ever wanted? Have YOU every reached out to a Imaging guy you admire and ask for his secret?
A lot of knowledge, nice guys and wisdom is out there and for free. Have a great Thanksgiving!